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  1. Ohio Sustainable Farm Tours and Events 2024

    https://offer.osu.edu/sustainable-farm-tours-2024

    with corn, soybeans, oats, clover, and rye on his 450-acre farm. He is one of 31 on-farm research ... researcher perspectives. Possible side tour to a manure composting facility. Sponsored by a USDA-NIFA IDEAS ... activities at various booths and behind-the-scenes tours of Ohio State research facilities, along with food ...

  2. US Dairy Herds and Policy and the 2022 Census of Agriculture

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-26-issue-2/us-dairy-herds-and-policy-and-2022-census

    current dairy policy play in the post-2017 consolidation?” Dairy Farms:   According to the 2022 Census, ... J.M., J. Law, and R. Mosheim. July 2020. Consolidation in U.S. Dairy Farming. U.S. Department of ... 24,094 US farms sold milk during 2022 (see Figure 1).  The largest number of dairy farms with milk sales ...

  3. Ohio Compost Operator Education Course

    https://offer.osu.edu/events/ohio-compost-operator-education-course-0

    Learn composting from the experts! Researchers, facility operators, and other compost ...

  4. Why Do Cows Bunch?

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-26-issue-2/why-do-cows-bunch

    heifer that recently calved. Social stress will cause cows to retreat and bunch up. Research has proven ... partly due to less social distress. If your facilities allow, a separate first calf heifer group is ... is 150 cows or less. Automated milking dairy farms with all cows in same pen will observe more social ...

  5. Vegetables on Trial: May Organic Farmer Researcher Network Meeting

    https://offer.osu.edu/events/vegetables-trial-may-organic-farmer-researcher-network-meeting

    Details Farmers, educators, researchers, and other interested individuals are welcome to join us on the ... first Thursday of each month to discuss a variety of topics related to organic production research. If ...

  6. EPN Summer Field Trip Series- Tuesday, June 11, 2024: 99 years of science and learning on Ohio’s Gibraltar

    https://epn.osu.edu/events/epn-summer-field-trip-series-tuesday-june-11-2024-99-years-science-and-learning-ohio%E2%80%99s

    island campus on Lake Erie and the research, education, and outreach facility of the Ohio Sea Grant ... info on the lake South Bass Island Research Facility Tour  includes tour of wetlab, flex  lab, and ... Laboratory offers a powerful combination of science education and research. Stone Lab and Ohio Sea Grant ...

  7. Quarterly Reflection and Planning Meeting- April Organic Farmer Researcher Network Meeting

    https://offer.osu.edu/events/quarterly-reflection-and-planning-meeting-april-organic-farmer-researcher-network-meeting

    development, including an Ohio-focused resource guide for on-farm organic research and a plan for more regular ... Active Organic Farmer Researcher Network participants are invited to reflect on the goals of our ... Farmers, educators, researchers, and other interested individuals are welcome to join us on the first ...

  8. Using Dairy Manure with Newly Planted Corn and Soybeans

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-26-issue-2/using-dairy-manure-newly-planted-corn-and-soybeans

    the On-farm Research link on the OSU Extension Agronomics Crops team website at ... soybeans. The seed is protected by an inch or more of soil. In university research, the application of ... fields for a drag hose. Additional on-farm manure side-dress plot results can be obtained by clicking on ...

  9. Current Dairy Industry Outlook and Dairy Margin Coverage Sign-Up

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-26-issue-2/current-dairy-industry-outlook-and-dairy-margin

    University Extension Dairy margin coverage (DMC) sign-up is currently underway at your local Farm Service ... level. Farms received 2 months of catastrophic payments when the margin fell below $4/cwt. Figure 1 shows ... year. As you look over your farm’s data, be sure to evaluate if your milk solids are keeping up with ...

  10. Dairy Sustainability – The Jargon, the Dairy Story, and the Opportunity (Part I)

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-26-issue-2/dairy-sustainability-%E2%80%93-jargon-dairy-story-and

    plate! They’ve been investing in and researching new strategies that will shrink our greenhouse gas ... footprint while also returning value to the farm-gate. This article series aims to get us on the same page ... how they are being bought and sold, and what that means for the dairy farms and the dairy industry. ...

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